A Muslim woman walks past garbage on the street in Lyari district, in Karachi, Sindh Province, Pakistan on July 6, 2008. Lyari district is an area of Karachi notorious for poor infrastructure. A massive transformation that includes sky scrapers, shopping malls, overpasses, underpasses, residential developments and the infrastructure to support a hopeful and growing middle class, seems to be the dream of most developing cities, and Karachi is no different. Eager to transform Karachi into a contemporary metropolis, its mayor, Syed Mustafa Kumal, initiated developments in the city in 2008 and says that it will rival Dubai in five years. Kumal's ambitions have manifested in road works, plans to build a 47 story IT tower, and some of the lacking water infrastructure in Karachi's suburbs have been remedied. But in Karachi's sprawl that is home to between 14-16 million,
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